London Classic Rd9: Kramnik wins! Nakamura is second, and Carlsen third
Although it was almost certain that Kramnik would win the title by drawing with Aronian, which he did, pundits expected Carlsen to overcome Short and take second. Life had its own plans, as did Nakamura, since Carlsen could not break the Englishman, while the American shocked Adams with a King's Gambit, and won in a highly volatile position to take clear second.
Posted: Mon 12 Dec 2011